Disease Facts Generator

  • [Disease fact 1] There is a voice disorder called Puberphonia where a person continues to speak like an adolescent after puberty.


  • [Disease fact 2] There is a service called "Cleaning for a Reason" in the U.S. and Canada that cleans the houses of women with cancer for free so they can focus on their health.


  • [Disease fact 3] In 1993, Jack in the Box caused the most infamous food poison outbreak in contemporary history. 732 people were infected with E. coli, 4 children died and 178 other victims were left with permanent injury including kidney and brain damage.


  • [Disease fact 4] There were two pandemics running together during World War 1. ”Encephalitis Lethargica” affected 5 million and killed over 1.5 million. The patients were conscious – yet not fully awake; they would sit motionless, totally lacking initiative, affect, or desire. They registered the inputs with profound indifference.


  • [Disease fact 5] Gavrilo Princip, the man that assassinated Franz Ferdinand and started World War 1, was arrested and when in prison, contracted Skeletal Tuberculosis. It started eating his bones so badly that when his arm was amputated, he weighed 40 kilograms (88 pounds).


  • [Disease fact 6] The Jumping Frenchmen of Maine were a group of lumberjacks in the 19th century who suffered a rare disorder which caused them to startle extremely easily, often described as an “uncontrollable leap.” Some affected individuals exhibited automatic or “forced” obedience after a startle response during which they automatically respond to simple commands such as jump, run or hit.


  • [Disease fact 7] Powdered wigs became popular to hide syphilis symptoms.


  • [Disease fact 8] About 4 billion American chestnut trees once blanketed the east coast of USA, spreading in dense canopies from Maine to Mississippi and Florida. They all disappeared by the 1950s due to an invasive species of fungus that has made them extinct.


  • [Disease fact 9] About 1 in 50 people can't visualize images in their head. It's called Aphantasia, and if you have it you can't even visualize things such as your own house or your best friend’s face.


  • [Disease fact 10] Typhoid Mary was the first asymptomatic carrier of typhoid. In her job as a cook, she infected 51 people. She was forcibly isolated for 3 years; being released on the promise that she shouldn’t return to cooking. She did return, was caught and confined for the remainder of her life (23 years).


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